Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Mackay , Alan Lindsay (1991-01-01), A Dictionary of scientific quotations, Taylor & Francis, Retrieved on 2012-01-28
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    28 JAN 2012

     Every Region is the Scientist's Fatherland

    And when statesmen or others worry him [the scientist] too much, then he should leave with his possessions. With a firm and steadfast mind one should hold under all conditions, that everywhere the earth is below and the sky above and to the energetic man, every region is his fatherland.
    Folksonomies: politics science culture
    Folksonomies: politics science culture
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    A quote from Tycho Brahe urging scientists to move away when politicians or other authorities pressure them.